IoT-Based HelpAgeSensor Device for Senior Citizens

  • Ravi Shekhar Pandey
  • Rishikesh Upadhyay
  • Mukesh Kumar
  • Pushpa SinghEmail author
  • Shubhankit Shukla
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1059)


Recent trends and reports show the cases of undetected death of senior citizens in India due to negligence of family member and society. This issue became a major social issue and also pulls back the development of any country and nation. The phenomenal growth in terms of science and technology can play a key role in the direction of safety of the senior citizens. Technology like IoT can be utilized in order to keep safe and secure senior citizens. The purpose of this work is to develop a IoT-based HelpAgeSensor device which is in a ring form and easily wearable. This device would sense the pulse rate and send alert messages along with location information of the device holder to connected entity. These entities could help device holder by providing medical treatment or dignified cremation ceremony in case of death. The main components of this device are pulse monitor, GPS system, and threshold generator. This device is based on threshold values of pulse rate. This HelpAgeSensor device would be able to help the society to combat unnoticed death of people behind the closed doors.


IoT Threshold Sensor Senior citizens Pulse rate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Shekhar Pandey
    • 1
  • Rishikesh Upadhyay
    • 1
  • Mukesh Kumar
    • 1
  • Pushpa Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shubhankit Shukla
    • 1
  1. 1.Accurate Institute of Management and Technology Greater NoidaNoidaIndia

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